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  • Hardcover
  • 215 pages
  • The Night Train
  • Clyde Edgerton
  • English
  • 27 October 2017
  • 0316117595

The Night Train In 1963, At The Age Of 17, Dwayne Hallston Discovers James Brown And Wants To Perform Just Like Him His Band, The Amazing Rumblers, Studies And Rehearses Brown S Live At The Apollo Album In The Storage Room Of His Father S Shop In Their Small North Carolina Town Meanwhile, Dwayne S Forbidden Black Friend Larry Aspiring To Play Piano Like Thelonius Monk Apprentices To A Jazz Musician Called The Bleeder His Mother Hopes Music Will Allow Him To Escape The South.A Dancing Chicken And A Mutual Passion For Music Help Dwayne And Larry As They Try To Achieve Their Dreams And Maintain Their Friendship, Even While Their World Says Both Are Impossible In THE NIGHT TRAIN, Edgerton S Trademark Humor Reminds Us Of Our Divided National History And The Way Music Has Helped Bring Us Together.


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10 thoughts on “The Night Train

  1. says:

    The Night Train Clyde Edgerton s Mix of Jazz, Soul, and Life on Both Sides of the TracksLadies and Gentlemen, are YOU READY LIVE FROM THE APOLLO, IT S JAMES BROWNClyde EdgertonI can t find Starke on any North Carolina map, any than I can find Listre on a map of that State But Clyde Edgerton has the knack of convincing his readers they re real places, and if not, they should be.I ve been an Edgerton fan since the publication of his first novel Raney The Night Train A Novel is his t The Night Train Clyde Edgerton s Mix of Jazz, Soul, and Life on Both Sides of the TracksLadies and Gentlemen, are YOU READY LIVE FROM THE APOLLO, IT S JAMES BROWNClyde EdgertonI can t find Starke on any North Carolina map, any than I can find Listre on a map of that State But Clyde Edgerton has the knack of convincing his readers they re real places, and if not, they should be.I ve been an Edgerton fan since the publication of his first novel Raney The Night Train A No...

  2. says:

    When I go to the library, it s usually because I have reserved books waiting I have a tendency to stay away from the stacks, especially the new books, because I have a tendency to load up After reading several unsatisfactory books, I was in the mood for some Richard Russo I had read his recent books, so I thought I would reach back Unfortunately the library didn t have Mohawk They only had his recent novels, all of which I ve read However I found this book on the new acquisitions shelf When I go to the library, it s usually because I have reserved books waiting I have a tendency to stay away from the stacks, especially the new books, because I have a tendency to load up After reading several unsatisfactory books, I was in the mood for some Richard Russo I had read his recent books, so I thought I would reach back Unfortunately the library didn t have Mohawk They only had his recent novels, all ...

  3. says:

    I was born and raised in the South So, I am ashamed to admit that I had never heard of clyde Edgerton until Anna from Little Brown Company contacted me about this book I have since learned that not only is he Southern author, he is a great Southern Author that has many book credited to him However, it may have the first book I have read by him but it will not be the last.This was a wonderful story set inrural North Carolina dud...

  4. says:

    From the cover of this book, I thought it was going to be this awesome story of these two guys trying to form a band Instead, I got some strange book that had no plot whatsoever The Bleeder and Larry meet in the beginning of the book and the Bleeder wants to teach Larry how to playmusic From there, the book goes on to talk about random things, random scenes, and evenrandom people By page 80 I had to stop because there was honestly no point to the story Online, I read reviews whe From the cover of this book, I thought it was going to be this awesome story of these two guys trying to form a band Instead, I got some strange book that had no plot whatsoever The Bleeder and Larry meet in the beginning of the book and the Bleeder wants to teach Larry how to playmusic From there, the book goes on to talk about random things, random scenes, and evenrandom people By page 80 I had to stop because there was honestly no p...

  5. says:

    Not bad but not great A good read for a long plane or bus ride As with many novels by white people about black characters, the African Americans are unconvincingly one dimensional in this case tending toward positive stereotype The troubled politics of white appropriations of black musical culture are present but muted, and Dwayne s triumphant transformation into a white James Brown seems complicat...

  6. says:

    DISCLAIMER THIS WAS A GOODREADS GIVEAWAY TITLE THAT I WON What a great little book And by little, I mean size Subject matter is huge here Set in 1963 in the deep South, Dwayne and his friend Larry the black kid he s not supposed to hang out with, because, well, because he s black find music Dwayne loves James Brown and Ray Charles Larry is apprenticing with a jazz musician named the Bleeder, and he hopes to be Thelonious Monk someday Their mutual love of music draws them together and k DISCLAIMER THIS WAS A GOODREADS GIVEAWAY TITLE THAT I WON Wh...

  7. says:

    It is the 1960 s south and teenager Larry Lime Nolan is an aspiring jazz and blues piano player He meets the famous Bleeder who takes him under his wing a teaches him how to play Larry is black and lives on the black side of town He works on the white side of town doing furniture repair The is a piano in the back of the furniture repair shop where Larry practices during his breaks The owner s teenaged son, Dwayne Hallston also works there and becomes secret friends with ...

  8. says:

    Amazing sense of time and place early 1960 s small town North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr and the SCLC are beginning to make waves in little towns that thought everybody was happy with the status quo Starke is just such a place, segregated by history, physically divided by railroad tracks Edgerton uses the metaphor of his protagonist discovering Jazz at the same time as someone he considers a friend discovers RB Just as popular music began crossing over and blending genres in the 60 Amazing sense of time and place early 1960 s small town North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr and the SCLC are beginning to make waves in little towns that thought everybody was happy with the stat...

  9. says:

    I fell in love with Clyde Edgerton on reading The Floatplane Notebooks and while I still love that book, I have not felt the same with any of his novels, ever since This one is too little, no meat on its bones It should have been a short stor...

  10. says:

    Having read Walking Across Egypt and loved it, I was looking forward to this novel It just sounded like a good read , sadly for me it was lacking in so many ways Too many characters I cared nothing about, not much plot, and endless thoughts about music I c...

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